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30-11-2018

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23-11-2018

Subjects covered included starting a firewood business from coppicing field boundary hedges; plans for a diverse agroforestry system that will supply raw materials for cosmetics and an agroforestry nut tree nursery.

19-11-2018

EURAF President Patrick Worms discusses looming agricultural challenges and appeals to millenials: “regenerative agriculture is the new black".

19-11-2018

Daniel Inurreta will publicly defend his phD on november 29th.

11-11-2018

The new CAP is currently being intensively debated and negotiated in Brussels and there is a chance to participate in the debate.

23-10-2018

Four different agroforestry systems were tested - Portuguese Montado, Cherry tree pastures in Switzerland, Silvoarable systems in the UK and Short rotation coppice in Germany.

Photo: Jo Smith
16-10-2018

The Agroforestry session, organised by AFINET partners and EURAF members Jo Smith (ORC), Anastasia Pantera (TEI), Gerardo Moreno (UNEX) and João Palma (ISA), provided a tour of agroforestry systems from Greece to Russia to Cuba to Argentina.

28-09-2018

Submit your abstract here by 31th October 2018 and come wow your colleagues next May!

Photo: CELPA
23-09-2018

Joana Amaral Paulo, delegate for Portugal of the EURAFoffered an oral presentation at the largest Portuguese conference related to the Agricultural sector.

Eugene Curran and Jim McAdam
21-09-2018

They look forward to a fruitful partnership with other members and delegates contributing to the further development of agroforestry in both Ireland and Europe.

18-09-2018

Cranfield University is looking for a researcher with a PhD (or near completion) focused on grassland or crop management and/or the application of agricultural computer model. The deadline for applications is 15th October 2018. 

 

30-08-2018

A sandwich PhD study of four years, including an allowance (1190 €/month) for 18 months in Wageningen with health insurance cover for the whole four year period. Bench and University fees will also be covered. As part of the sandwich PhD, you have to broaden your knowledge as specified in a Training and Supervision Plan, including refresher courses, advanced PhD courses, presentation of posters and talks at conferences.

10-07-2018

The EIP-AGRI Focus Group is looking for 20 experts. Farmers and advisers, researchers and other experts are invited to apply for participation.

04-07-2018

The objective of this operation is to develop and implement a sustainable model for the cultivation, harvesting and management of agricultural farm using a new agroforestry system (fruits shrubs/trees intercropped with herbs) and biomass heating system fueled by pellets. 

Photo: Josep Crous-Duran
13-06-2018

The 4th European Agroforestry Conference “Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use” took place in Nijmegen (European Green Capital 2018), between 28th and 30th May 2018.

12-06-2018

The 2nd European Symposium on Pollarding was held in Sare, France from the 1st to the 3rd of March 2018. It was organised by the French Agroforestry Association (AFAF), Euskal Herriko Laborantza Ganbara (EHLG), Maison Botanique de Boursay and Arbre et Paysage 32, with support from the European Agroforestry Federation (EURAF), the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) the Organic Research Centre (ORC) and the AFINET project.

27-10-2017

With a  group of fifty interested farmers and researchers, we visited Martin Crawford (Agroforestry Research Trust), Martyn Bragg (Shillingford Organics), Duchy Home Farm, and Iain Tolhurst (Tolhurst Organic).

27-10-2017

The aim of the meeting was to identify major problems of wooded rural landscapes in this part of Europe, particularly it was focused on wooded pastures in the Carpathian region.

22-09-2015

The event took place in MIlan, 12th September 2015. It aimed to explain how agroforestry can contribute to improved food, fibre and energy security in Europe while enhancing the environment.

18-12-2014

EURAF represented agroforestry interests in the Civil Dialogue Group meetings.